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Author Beer, Anna R., 1964- author.

Title Sounds and sweet airs : the forgotten women of classical music / Anna Beer.

Publication Info. London : Oneworld Publications, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    780.922 BEE    Available
Description ix, 368 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Sounds and Sweet Airs reveals the hidden stories of eight remarkable female composers, taking the reader on a journey from seventeenth-century Medici Florence to London in the Blitz.
Contents Notes from the silence -- Caccini -- Strozzi -- Jacquet de la Guerre -- Martines -- Hensel -- Schumann -- Boulanger -- Maconchy -- Endnote.
Subject Women composers -- Europe -- Biography.
Caccini, Francesca, 1587-approximately 1640.
Strozzi, Barbara, 1619-1677.
Jacquet de La Guerre, Elisabeth-Claude, 1665-1729.
Martinez, Marianne, 1744-1812.
Hensel, Fanny Mendelssohn, 1805-1847.
Schumann, Clara, 1819-1896.
Boulanger, Lili, 1893-1918.
Maconchy, Elizabeth, 1907-1994.
ISBN 9781780748566 (hardcover)
1780748566 (hardcover)

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